Protest

Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters

Rioters set fires in the center of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks Sunday at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures, while officers responded with tear gas and water cannons, arresting at least 55 people.

Critical State

Political science of the periphery: Part I

Critical State, our foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive this week into a new paper by Oxford political scientists Annette Idler and Markus Hochmüller, that examines how borderlands have affected the course of the pandemic on Colombia's periphery.

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Poisoned opposition leader Navalny arrested in Moscow; Migrants stopped in Guatemala; Bobi Wine's opposition party rejects Museveni win

A judge in Russia has ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny be jailed for 30 days. And, a large group of migrants from Honduras headed to the US were violently met with tear gas and batons early Sunday as they tried to make their way through Guatemala. Also, Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine and his party have dismissed the elections results as “fraud.”

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